Matisia cordata / Bombacacae AKA: Sapota-do-solimões, zapote de monte, mamey colorado (Venezuela), sapote, zapote chupa chupa (Colômbia), sapota, milinillo (Ecuador), zapote (Peru); Po: sapota, sapota-do-peru; En: sapote; Fr: sapote du Pérou. (wikipédia)
♥♥ Lemon Curd ♥♥ Makes 1 cup ♥1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly-squeezed lemon juice ♥1/3 cup (65 g) sugar (or 1/2 cup, 100 g, if using regular lemons) ♥2 large egg yolks ♥2 large eggs ♥pinch of salt ♥6 tablespoons (85 g) unsalted butter, cubed 1. Place a mesh strainer over a bowl, and set aside. 2. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the lemon juice, sugar, egg yolks, eggs, and salt. 3. Add the butter cubes and set the pan over low heat, whisking constantly.
Fuyu persimmons. These can be eaten right away. They won't tie up your mouth with tannins like Hachiya persimmons. Hachiya persimmons have to become incredibly soft and squishy ripe in order to be eaten. Fuyu persimmons can be eaten like apples, skin and all. These are very addictive and I eat these like mad when they are in season.
figs...magnificent colour and the best part is the ripe, juicy inside waiting for us...[CasaGiardino]